Braves Rookie Ronald Acuña, Jr. Leaves Game With Leg, Back Injuries

Braves rookie Ronald Acuña, Jr. leaves Sunday's game with knee, back injuries
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Atlanta Braves rookie right fielder Ronald Acuña, Jr. left Sunday's game against the Boston Red Sox with an apparent leg injury.

Acuña was injured in the top of the seventh inning when he was running toward first base. He walked off the field under his own power with trainers beside him.

The team said that Acuña left the game due to knee and lower back pain and was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.

Preston Tucker took over for Acuña as the base runner on first and the Braves leading 6–1.

Acuña had a hit and two strikeouts before leaving the game.

The 20–year–old is hitting .265 with five home runs and 13 RBI in 28 games this season.